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  1. Plastic Tops Commonwealth Agenda

    Plastic Tops Commonwealth Agenda
    Commonwealth news today. Straws, stirrers, cotton buds & disposable plastics could be banned as Theresa May targets #plasticpollution #hydration #SelfFill #FillYourOwn Provide your staff with a plumbed in #watercooler or drinking water #fountain to fill re-useable bottles on the go! KettleTaps make fast and easy work of hot drinks saving time, money and energy and perfect for making your favourite...
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  2. Plastic Eating Enzyme

    Plastic Eating Enzyme
    Wow this research from Portsmouth University could be game changing! An enzyme that can break down PET plastic bottles and allow clear bottle plastic to be fully recycled into ... clear bottle plastic! Not only would this help reduce environmental damage, waste and plastic pollution but also mean that much less new plastic using oil needs to be actually manufactured...
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  3. Recycle. Reduce. Refill

    Recycle. Reduce. Refill
    Not a day passes without plastic pollution making headline news. While manufacturers research alternative packaging technologies and retailers launch schemes to encourage recycling with deposits or incentivise folk to use their own refillable cups to reduce the harm on our environment, our infographic says it all. Recycle, Reduce, Refill. Stop buying single use bottles and take your own with you...
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  4. Airlines To Ban Plastic Cutlery

    Also at the weekend the national papers, including the Daily Mail and Telegraph, reported how airlines are looking to cut plastic use across the industry. Removing the use of plastic cutlery and pre-wrapped food are big areas that will make such a difference. Such initiatives can be seen across all sectors of business as we look to cut plastic pollution...
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  5. Healthier Hydration

    Healthier Hydration
    This week we celebrate World Health Day, actually on Saturday 7 April in fact. The WHO is calling on world leaders to live up to the pledges and commit to concrete steps to advance #HealthForAll, via a series of events through 2018, starting on World Health Day, with global and local conversations about ways to achieve health for all. Our...
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  6. Easter Hydration

    Easter Hydration
    Remember to stay hydrated when nibbling on all that chocolate. A little bit of what you fancy does you good! See our infographic below with some handy hints on how to balance feel-good choccy treats with drinking water regularly throughout the weekend to feel even better and healthier. Carry your sports bottle with you and keep it topped up on...
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  7. Celebrating World Water Day

    Celebrating World Water Day
    Spring is coming! Feel healthier as the better weather and lighter nights approach. Make changes to your hydration! Here are some handy hints on how to #DrinkMoreWater
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  8. Will Manchester Be First Plastic Free City?

    Will Manchester Be First Plastic Free City?
    A plastic free city in the UK by 2020? Now that's a statement. Read more here at BBC News. Former footballer, and now hotel owner, Gary Neville is campaigning to make Greater Manchester the first UK city to be free of single use plastic bottles within the next two years. He said: "People have been horrified by how polluted our...
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  9. #PassOnPlastic

    #PassOnPlastic
    It just shows how many 'eco' alternatives there are out there to replace plastic, and in all walks of life from teabags to Lego! Just this week a number of initiatives were announced to combat the rising tide of plastic waste and make our future environment safer. Here at the WCD Group our mantra is #SelfFill and #FillYourOwn. Install plumbed...
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  10. Starbucks Introduces Levy on Take Away Cups

    What a great initiative from Starbucks! Starbucks has introduced a 5p charge for single-use cups in its central London locations in an attempt to help tackle the UK's plastic waste epidemic.   They are the first major coffee seller to introduce an extra charge on single-use take away cups. Some other chains do offer a discount for customers bringing in...
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